Gold Coast News: Games of Firsts kicks-off

Games of Firsts kicks-off as first medallists and record-breakers make history on the Gold Coast

Competition underway with 13 sports across 14 venues on Day One

Flora Duffy wins Games’ first Gold medal and becomes Bermuda’s first ever female Commonwealth gold medallist

First Commonwealth record broken by Izhar Ahmad of Malaysia in men’s 56kg weightlifting in Commonwealth Games debut

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GC2018 athletes, coaches and officials oath representatives announced for Opening Ceremony

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) and Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) announced the names of the three individuals who will take the oath on behalf of the athletes, officials and coaches at tonight’s Opening Ceremony.

Taking the oath on behalf of the athletes will be four-time Australian Commonwealth Games lawn bowls medallist Karen Murphy.

Taking the

The Modern Commonwealth

The Modern Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Column: The Modern Commonwealth

By Louise Martin CBE, CGF President


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US$500,000 SOLIDARITY FUND TO ASSIST NACAC FEDERATIONS REBUILD

US$500,000 SOLIDARITY FUND TO ASSIST NACAC FEDERATIONS REBUILD

IAAF President Sebastian Coe visited Puerto Rico today to continue discussions and on this occasion hear first-hand about the devastating damage caused last year by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Jose.

Visiting Toa Baja and meeting representatives from six member federations in San Juan, Coe said he was humbled by the destruction that so many people lived through and heartened

Olympic Highlights  – January 2018

Olympic Highlights – January 2018

On 10 January, the IOC President, Thomas Bach called for a meeting to decide on the participation of athletes from the NOC of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. It follows the joint proposals by the governments of the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
News from SVG Olympic Committee Executive

News from SVG Olympic Committee Executive

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A Code of Ethics and Compliance Policy, full establishment of a Women in Sports Commission, a Finance Commission and a Marketing Commission are amongst key outcomes of a one-day Retreat convened by the Executive Committee of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Olympic Committee (SVGOC) at the Beachcombers Hotel yesterday, Sunday 14 January 2018.
The Executive reviewed the

CANOC EXECUTIVES TO MEET IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

CANOC EXECUTIVES TO MEET IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

The Executive Committee of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) will meet in Trinidad and Tobago next week.

CANOC’s Executive last met in Prague, Czech Republic, on 2 November 2017, at which several major initiatives were taken. This came in the aftermath of the CANOC General Assembly convened in Miami, Florida, 15 October 2017.

The Executive will on

THE PASSING OF SIR ARLINGTON BUTLER

THE PASSING OF SIR ARLINGTON BUTLER

The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), the entire Olympic Movement today mourns the passing of the revered Sir Arlington Butler, longest serving President of the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC). He died earlier today, 10 November 2017.

 

CANOC extends sincere condolences to the immediate family of Sir Arlington Butler as well as to the entire Olympic and sporting

Trimmingham and Baptiste steal essay honours at Camp

Trimmingham and Baptiste steal essay honours at Camp

Orenzo Trimmingham and Omar Baptiste shared top honours in the essay competition that featured during the six-week track and field Camp coordinated by TASVG coach, Godfrey Harry.

The camp, held at the Grammar School Playing Field with theory done as the Thomas Saunders Secondary School, saw young athletes, supported by their parents, engage in six weeks of training.